There's a lot of reflection that happens as the year comes to a close. Earlier this week, I had written about a chronology of computers in education (as I fondly remember it) "After trying everything, what’s the plan now?" It brought a small tear to my eye. Now, what would computer use be without software? … Continue reading What Were We Thinking?
Weird New Years Eve Traditions from around the World | Learnist Weird New Years Eve Traditions from around the World http://t.co/oLIZbVyxvA via @learnisttweets — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) December 30, 2014 tags: IFTTT Twitter 5 Ways school administrators can use Google apps - Daily Genius http://t.co/YAUSd2ii6B 5 Ways school administrators can use Google apps - Daily … Continue reading OTR Links 12/31/2014
One of the nice things about being an early riser is that it doesn’t bother me to schedule a doctor or dentist appointment first thing in the morning. Of course, everything is computerized and so in a couple of recent trips, I watched and the receptionists/clerks would come into the office, turn their computers on … Continue reading Is The Writing On The Wall?
Fresh Eyes | The Principal of Change Fresh Eyes | The Principal of Change http://t.co/lOIVVIOtom — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) December 30, 2014 tags: IFTTT Twitter via:packrati.us 21 things you never knew about The Simpsons From 21 things you didn't know about the Simpsons - most characters only have three fingers http://t.co/cPd0JAIuCo pic.twitter.com/TDqPrzB1Ib — The Age … Continue reading OTR Links 12/30/2014
Ever since there have been computers, we've tried to shoe horn them into the classroom, thinking that the appropriate use of them is somehow good for kids. I think most would truthfully argue that we haven't been completely successful. Why don't we stop then? Answered above - we think that they are somehow good for … Continue reading After trying everything, what’s the plan now?
econ.trib.al RT @ValaAfshar: How big is Africa really? Much bigger than it looks on most maps http://t.co/dqiBmVpSp0 pic.twitter.com/bDXflC2nf2 — Doug Peterson (@dougpete) December 29, 2014 tags: IFTTT Twitter The Economist on Twitter: "How big is Africa really? Much bigger than it looks on most maps http://t.co/lZzfbOgcXI #econarchive (2010) http://t.co/VO48d4Mu3h" RT @ValaAfshar: How big is Africa … Continue reading OTR Links 12/29/2014
I had an interesting Twitter conversation yesterday. If you're a regular reader of this blog, you'll know that my blog post on Fridays features some of the really good blog reading that I've done the past while from Ontario Edubloggers. I do a lot of reading but what really impresses me are the thoughts from … Continue reading Is Anyone Reading?